Master of Science in Space Studies
American Public University System

Program Details

The master’s degree in Space Studies from APUS features in-depth research projects to prepare you for the challenges associated with space exploration. The curriculum was designed by former NASA astronaut Dr. James Reilly, a veteran of three shuttle missions and five spacewalks. Courses are taught by experienced leaders in the astronomy and aerospace fields.

Graduates will be prepared to teach at the college level or to pursue a career in the space industry. Possible job opportunities include aerospace engineer/technician, observatory telescope operator, planetarium astronomer, space industry administrator, space journalist, or military space systems specialist.

Students will choose a concentration in one of the following areas:

  • Aerospace Science
  • Astronomy
  • Space Policy

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School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Applicaton Requirements

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